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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Decoration Techniques

Decoration information

We use print facilities in the UK, the EU where possible at manufacture sometimes in the Far East or India.

It's our job to know the different techniques of decoration that are continually innovated for the myriad of items we provide you branded.

From our main product line we stand for speed, quality and service. Approved before 17:00 CET, order is printed and sent the next day, this is our standard service at no additional cost. From Poland, our delivery times throughout Europe are 24-48 hours, so from artwork approval the printed goods are delivered to your customer within 2-3 days. Therefore more and more of our customers rely on this one-stop service and save time and money on every order.

Quality and security are very important and therefore we also have an extensive quality control process in place, resulting in a very high quality service with a less than 1% rejection rate. If you still have a complaint we will solve this promptly.

We have more than 15 different printing techniques at our disposal at this facility to fulfill and process all decoration requests. In addition, we have a huge production capacity to meet all demands large or small. Just let us know your requirement and challenge us!


The techniques


Digital Printing

​Digital printing  is similar to inkjet printing. Micro droplets of ink are squirted onto a product to create an image. The ink is instantly cured by exposing it to UV light.
  • Perfect for multi coloured logos
  • Create a unique effect with matt, gloss or embossed finishes
  • Strong resistance to fading or damage
  • Ideal for small quantities
  • Only suitable for flat or slightly curved surfaces
  • Available within our SureShip™ service
  • Suitable for flat, slightly curved surfaces
  • Applicable for plastic materials
  • Only possibly for CMYK


No you can't feel it, even if you try!

Introducing infusion - the untouchable decoration
Re-imagine decoration.


​We have developed a new technique that infuses your logo into the fabric creating an untouchable decoration with razor sharp detail, unlike any other.

  • Razor sharp with higher resolution
  • Offers a comfortable, breathable decoration
  • Untouchable
  • Offers unlimited colours for one set up




​Doming is used to create a 3D version of your image by shaping a raised surface beneath the print. A mould is formed, printed and filled with epoxy which is then hardened to maintain its shape.
  • Create a 3D effect
  • Strong resistance to fading or damage
  • Can only be applied to flat surfaces
  • Suitable for flat surfaces, which are designed with a depressed area for the domed sticker
  • Applicable for plastic, paper, wood and metal materials.
  • CMYK colours



Laser engraving


Laser engraving is achieved through using a laser beam to precisely etch decoration into a surface.

  • Create a high-class impression
  • Unique tone on tone
  • Superb result for metal, glass and wood
  • Available within our SureShip™ service



Debossing​, also with colour infil available



​Debossing creates an indented image by applying a die to a heat-pressed area.
  • Create a unique 3D look
  • Subtle tone on tone look
  • Adds perceived value
  • Great for real and imitation leather product

Shapes: Flat
Materials: Genuine and artificial leather, paper
Products: portfolios. wallets, notebooks
Colours: One (silver or gold)
Max Print Area: 80x40 mm


Your message in the right place. Create maximum brand exposure with True Edge™ transfer.


This cutting-edge heat-transfer process produces remarkable clarity and precision.

  • Allows for extreme detail like small text
  • Four-colour process or spot colour
  • Perfect for logos with many colours
  • Alternative to embroidery for thin garments
  • Maintains integrity of waterproof fabrics




​Embroidery, up to 12 colours simultaneously can be achieved on one position.

Nb. We have managed to texture the shape of the figure through quality digitising


​Embroidery is decorating a fabric by stitching thread in a pattern
  • Classic decoration technique
  • High value look
  • Suitable for both flat and irregular surfaces
  • Tread colours to match any logo
  • High impact wool stitch
  • Applicable for cotton, polyester and fleece materials
  • Maximum of 12 colours (from Madeira chart)






​Pad printing or tampon printing is an indirect offset printing process that involves ink being transferred from an engraved metal plate via a silicone pad onto the product creating the image.


  • Great all-round cost-effective solution
  • Can be applied on virtually any shape
  • Suitable for any surface texture, including soft products like stress balls
  • Perfect for multi coloured logos
  • Fast and economical
  • Available within our SureShip™ service
  • Suitable for all types of shapes, e.g. flat, round, convex, concave
  • Applicable for plastic, glass, ceramic, paper, wood, metal materials
  • Maximum of 4 colours or CMYK on white products

Transfer Print​


​Transferring is done by first creating a screen print image on paper and then using heat and glue to transfer it onto the chosen product.
  • Ideal for fabrics
  • Economical solution for multicolour printing of smaller quantities
  • Perfect for logos with many colours
  • Very good coverage also for bright ink
  • Allows for extreme detail like small text
  • Free standing text
  • No contours required
  • Large sizes available
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials
  • Maximum of 4 colours or CMYK






​Screen printing or silk screen is a printing method where the image is imposed on a mesh screen with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance.
Inks are then pressed through the mesh screen to produce clear, sharp images.
  • Economic choice for large multi-coloured decoration
  • Great choice for texts decorations and a distressed look and feel
  • CMYK available for white substrates
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials
  • Maximum of 4 colours for non-textiles and maximum of 5 colours for textiles




Introducing HXD, a unique decoration method that offers all new possibilities for your branded apparel.

What really separates HXD is the added dimension it brings to a logo, creating a subtle pop from the apparel surface.




Hot Stamping​


​Hot stamping is debossing with a metallic finish, created by applying foil between the to-be-decorated surface and the dye.
  • Exceptional superior impression
  • Create a unique 3D look
  • Ideal for real and imitation leather product
  • Available in silver and gold finish
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for genuine and artificial leather PU and PVC), and paper materials
  • One colour: silver, gold, metallic green, red or blue